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Mid-Coast Authorities Arrest 6 People in 5 Drug Busts 

Catherine Pegram

Drug agents working along the mid-coast say they busted six people in five different drug operations this week, most of them for allegedly growing and selling marijuana. Among those charged, 33-year-old Christian Neils of Hope. Agents say on Tuesday they seized 26 marijuana plants and 3.5 pounds of processed pot. They say some of it was ready for resale and had a street value of $7,000. Neils is charged with Aggravated Trafficking of Marijuana.49-year-old Ralph White of Rockland is charged with two counts of Aggravated Trafficking of Cocaine. Police say he’d been selling cocaine from the Rockland Fish Pier. He was arrested yesterday after several months of investigation.